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The Day Lincoln Was Shot (original 1955; edition 1985)
by Jim Bishop (Author)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0517446499, Hardcover)Gripping, minute-by-minute account of the day President Lincoln was struck down by an assassin's bullet in Ford's Theatre. Parallels of the activities of the President with those of his assassin in an unforgettable, suspense- filled chronicle. 320 pages.
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"It's Good Friday, April 14, 1865. While all around him, people demand vengeance on the subdued southern states, the President plans to rebuild demolished cities and send captured Secessionist soldiers home to plant their crops. At the famous Ford's Theatre across town, popular actor John Wilkes Booth furtively makes final preparations to destroy the man he blames for all the nation's problems, President Lincoln."--Container.
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